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Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 7:30pm EST
went to one of the most violent cities in america to see how technology can help us fight crime? >> that's right. i went to oakland, california which has the 5th highest crime rate and nearby richmond which is among the top 20 to look at some very innovative technology that they are looking to increase the eyes and ears of the police force on the street. so let's have a look these are some of california's toughest streets. >> i am not violating any law. >> in two san francisco bay area cities known for crime oakland and rimmond westbound. >> but now, police in both of these cities have high tech back-ups. electronic ears listening for gunfire, 24/7. he lectronic eyes monitoring police and perps alike. even the cars on this street. officer chris tong is patrolling the streets of richmond that. ding you hear is the sound of a license plate reader. watch what happens when he passes a stolen vehicle. >> it's just triggered on an unoccupied vehicle. turn around and take a look what we've got here. >> the unoccupied vehicle was a stolen nissan sentra caught by the high-speed infrared
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
>> live from new york. this is "bloomberg west." we are covering the global technology and media companies that are reshaping our world. i am cory johnson. our focus is on innovation, technology, and the future of business. let's get straight to the rundown. a coding lesson from mark zuckerberg. his video is one of many for students interested in the coding. an initiative that wants an hour of your time at this week. advertisers can follow you around the web, now apple is using technology to follow you around the store. jony ive is trying to make apple one of the most innovative brands. meet the man doing the same for sneakers. nike's catch up with guru. to the lead. the biggest names are speaking with the united states urging american children to learn to code. it comes as a critical time as u.s. students according to a new rank has american students ranked 21st in science and 26th in math. an hour of code initiative asked people to spend an hour coding. it kicks off computer science education week. it is sponsored by here is president obama. >> learning these skills a
Dec 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
cover the global technology and media companies that are reshaping our world. i am emily chang. our focus is on technology and the future of business. let's get straight to the rundown. move over google glass. getting into wearable tech, making all kinds of wearable gadgets. be amazon drones may still away, but sparking a revolution? and twitter is trying to get in on snapchat's turf. sending messages on the mobile app. has been racing to come up with a budget deal by their deadline this friday. we have some breaking news that apparentlyy have reached a deal, and we are expected to hear any moment. yang, what are we expecting to ?ear >> a few details about what this framework might look like. leading up to today, we have heard a lot about a trillion dollar spending almost for the next two years, but we are getting more details about how they plan to make up or those sequester cuts that they will be curbing. according to the deal, according to my colleague, heidi, they would ease sequester cuts in the first year by $40 billion and even by $20 billion in the second year, and that is a
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
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Dec 10, 2013 3:00am EST
-- health care and technology. >> technology has not been a great area this year apart from some like social networking being very strong. broadly, it is not been one of the leading groups. going into next year you can see some of the larger companies like an apple needing to recover and microsoft going to a new phase of recovery. that will make the sector will cover broadly. that is an area where you can still see absolute values and a market that has been difficult to find. that second area that has been interesting next year for different reasons is industrials. because as mark carney said, we really need to see the coming through. the big guns to come through. we need to see it come through. for companies that we saw in the last few months, we are seeing glimmers of hope. in that area. we particularly like automation, energy efficiency. and some areas of aerospace as well stop the niche. we are beginning to see some pickup of the top line. go back to technology. i am looking at all the technology companies. you like microsoft. it is a company being overshadowed. is there somebody
Dec 10, 2013 12:00am EST
technology to follow you around the store. if it works it can change the face of brick and mortar retail. jony ive is trying to make apple one of the most innovative brands. we're going to catch up with nike's design guru. the biggest names are speaking with the united states urging america's children to learn to code. it comes as a critical time as u.s. students according to a new rank has american students ranked 21st in science and 26th in math. an hour of code initiative asked people to spend an hour coding. it kicks off computer science education week. the event is sponsored by here is president obama. >> learning these skills are not only important for your future but for our country's future. if we want america to stay on the cutting edge, we need young americans like you to master the tools and technology that will change the way we do just about everything. >> they are giving coding tips from former hackers, tech entrepreneurs and this guy, mark zuckerberg. >> if i wanted to wish everybody on facebook a happy birthday by sending an e-mail, it might take more tha
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
technologies of context and in the ministry of economy failing and use of austria were launched thirty priority projects were identified to produce bins of the meeting noted the successful development of economic and investment cooperation between the two countries. they're also prospects in the implementation of projects in the upcoming second phase of the industrialization programme in kazakhstan blair witch and the one that was over much of a sudden it's the limousines. we're a pleaser we have an intensive needle cooperation. about thirty representatives of cars expanding companies took part in these meetings we see that austria has great interest to develop trade economic relations in the financial sector with us a new book about the economic relations between catholics and austria has been presented to this book discusses about the develop of relationships and brings prospects for more successful the woman on the floor seats and we're moving forward on economic cooperation with cars extended in particularly with unified areas in which will work in the future energy unit or
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 11:30am EST
concerns over surveillance and are changing encryption technology they employ to protect their customers. public outcry is another motivating factors into companies putting up this latest firewall. a recent abc "washington post" policies -- [ technical difficulties ] [ technical difficulties ] nsa spying is changing the way governments approach security too. brazilian companies are forcing foreign companies to redesign their servers to ensure all brazilian data does not leave the country. >> translator: i think this is an important moment. we are taking this attitude of wanting increased internet privacy in line with what we have already done, advocating for increased privacy. all recognized organizations concerned with this matter of governance and by our own work here in recent years. >> meanwhile in germany, the foreign minister demanded an explanation from visiting congressmen as well as a clear path forward in dealing with the american surveillance program. >> we know that trust has been lost, and we work together on rebuilding this trust. this means two points are in the
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
technology world in the city likewise our officers to save time and allowing them to use smart phones that are connected no to the system that our attorney general has. we also invested in the community ambassador program to get them trained. those are residents of people that live in the tenderloin south of market in the bay view or vigilance valley they're walking the streets they can be the additional eyes and areas working with our police department having phones that are freely provide bit at&t and he greeting passengers on the muni stops we've had some trouble with. you looked at the data and they've improved drastically so thank you to the ambassadors program. overall our cities crime data is showing we're in the right direction homicides are down over 35 percent and shootings down between 15 and 20 percent. we want to continue that direction as we get towards year-end the police chief and i are making sure this continues. and the shoppers mayor we're going to make sure that everyone has a safe experience. we're going to be an attractive city and a part of the reasons we know w
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
because of all of that. >> what kind of technological did scott davis actually tell you about? >> in the last week or two, there has been a lot of interest about drones for delivering packages. we heard all about it from amazon's jeff a dose. bezos. i put the question to the company's cfo and the ceo as to whether ups would be involved in that kind of technology. here's what he had to say. >> we have been looking at drones technology for about four years now. many companies experiment with drones. in china in the last year, experimenting with the one package type drone that amazon talked about last week. we will pay attention to drone technology. the technology is not that far away. i think they'll regulation is years and years away. -- i think the regulation is years and years away. regulating drones is a challenge. >> are you thinking about five years out? >> i would say more like 10 years. this is a technology company. it is the backbone of what ups does. they spend about $1 billion a year on technology and most of that is looking at what could be down the road. interesting
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
ford, and no hands-on technology experience. technology is something that impacts all kinds of companies all over the world. iker soft is selling to all of those companies. -- microsoft is selling to all of those companies. they really are at a crossroads. are they going to focus on fixing microsoft, or focus on the future of technology? whonderstand the guy understands the microsoft cloud business is the guy who is the other internal candidate. and that is a very forward- looking -- eli?at about >> from what i understand, he is not in the final picking. that -- just say >> the speculation will obviously continue to swirl. >> i also want to point out, as you both surely know, steve ballmer has said in the past, alan mullally would be a great leader for any company. the guy is an engineer. a lot of what needs to go on at microsoft is engineering. he's a leader., i would be a little bit guilty of subject adoration, but so is everyone around this guy. i watched the people who work for him. they love him. he walked out on the street today after the good morning america said and peo
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
our world. i am emily chang. our focus is on innovation, technology, and the future of business. there was a self driving car and then a plan to use whether weather balloons for wi-fi. it looks like amazon might use robots and the former head of android is part of it. in china the government has cleared the way for the largest cell carrier to offer four g services, and that could mean hundreds of millions of new customers. how do you put together the management team? we asked the guy who has done it. maynard webb is here for "office hours." first, to the lead. google is known for its far- reaching projects like google glass and the self driving car. now the latest moonshot involves robots. the company has required seven robotic companies in japan. ceo larry page writes, i am excited about andy rubin's next project. android started as a crazy idea. it ended up putting a in hundreds of thousands of pockets. it is still early. can't wait to see the progress. what might google be doing with these robots, and how might it compare with the delivery drone amazon is testing? first, what
Dec 3, 2013 1:30am PST
assistive technology reclaiming independence in the community and the presentation will be given but councilmember derek czar zarda our very own. >> control room if you want to go ahead and put on the powerpoint presentation at the very beginning that would be fine. thank you. >> good afternoon counsel. my name is derek zarda i'm also besides being a councilmember an assistive technology coordinate at the center for independent living in san francisco i'm here to talk to you about assistive technology what it is and its role. but first i'd like to talk a little bit about what our center is about. so independent living resource center of san francisco, we are a disability rights advocacy organization that works to support and empower people with disabilities in leading independent lives and being active in their community and we champion the independent living philosophy. that the person with the disability takes the lead role advertise identifies what their needs are and creating steps to achieve those goals. i'm really proud that we have ninety percent myself included and just real
Dec 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
" where we cover the global technology and media companies reshaping our world. let's get straight to the rundown. yahoo! reveals nearly one third of its revenue comes from its search deal with microsoft. expirationas an date. at that number is out only because the fcc asked for those brown trucks. now it has a mathematical secret weapon helping get packages delivered faster. we will show you how technology changes how ups operates. which technology-driven advertising agency is the most advertisedat turning content into sales? would you believe it is amazon? we will tell you about their other business. first, to the lead. yahoo! is more dependent on its search to with microsoft than it previously disclosed. after the fcc sent letters, yahoo! released a new letter saying that it represented 30% -- 31% of the revenue in the last quarter. signed themicrosoft agreement in 2009 to share toernet advertising revenue take on google. marissa mayer has also been working to improve yahoo! search as part of her turnaround plan. yahoo! shares are up to date more than 105% in the last year. joining us
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
partners with the technology behind ebay allows for these retailers to do in their stores. we know that paypal is available in a lot of store locations. how do you explain that to retailers who see business change quickly? you build something like this. >> this looks like a shopping mall. >> this is where the honey mustard is. >> but it is not a store at all. it is a fake storefront built by ebay to demonstrate the future of shopping. >> this is our technology playground. it gives us an opportunity to showcase what we have put into the market. >> hill ferguson is the chief product officer. look at what e- commerce retailers were able to do for our mind shoppers, personalizing the website in giving them custom storefronts was they register and come back to it, none of that is in the off-line world today. that means for having businesses to be placed cast registers with ipads that ron paypal software, to swapping wallets for phones. they are also partnering with rolling out high-tech touchscreen walls like this one in san francisco. interactive glass. we turn eight tablet storefront an in
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
they'd buy garments and other technology so people stole it and brought it to the a.t.f. >> that's right. they'd do it over again. that happened in pensacola and arizona as well. that was not a component here. but time and time again they'd buy these things and that was a concern that the state prosecutor in florida said, that they realised this could stimulate the burglaries in the area. an individual stole a bike, rode it there, sold them the bike. the operation was burring larize in pensacola. one guy stole a dvd player from the a.t.f. and sold it back to them. >> it's an interesting article and reed. thank you john diedrich, for your time. >> switching topics from a.t.f. tactics and the war on gun and drugs to a call on a truce on the international war on drugs. prohibition and eradication are the official positions of the u.s. and other countries. according to damon barrett, deputy director of harm reduction international: a story in the "the guardian" claims we say see the story next spring. some european and latin american countries want drug treatment policies to take precedence
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
technology to them, fundamental at technology to create integrations and mobile. at the same time, we can build revenue around that. by putting those two things together, we have been able to solve the fundamental problem of how do you make honey and mobile? how do you build that business? without cargo, it is hard to do. what do your clients one most from you? know they have a partner that understands what premium is, that is respectful of the brand and how long it has taken them to build that brand. cpmt dollars, high premium dollars. with a sales force that understands mobile. if you can help them understand mobile and bring them the dollars they would not get themselves, there is nothing better. they keep coming and saying, cargo, you solved our mobile advertising challenges. you have a lot of social media integration. you have made of advertising. this gets a lot of allegories of what your client -- categories of what your client wants. >> whether it is the better homes & gardens of the world, whether it is the tech crunch es, there are great places that consumer love -- con
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
technology that ebay has. you can use something like apal, your phone or -- paypal, your phone or tablet. we'll look at how ebay helped transform itself and get ready for the future. >> we'll have much more on ebay business throughout the day. first i want to tell you how much the company has grown over the last decade. here's a look. ebay, the global commerce and payment company with 31,000 employees in 33 countries around the world, driving three different businesses. there is the online marketplace where 124 million active users buy, sell or bid on more than 500 million items. in the u.s. alone, a flat screen tv gets sold every six minutes. men's sunglasses, a pair every 18 seconds and globally every minute, 362 pieces of clothing, shoes or accessories are sold just on mobile devices. then there is paypal. where people spent or receive money 729 million time last quarter. more than the populations of the u.s., south america and australia combined. you can paye pay in 26 different currencies on paypal ranging from the turkish lira to the japanese yen. bringing technology like to
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm PST
administrations is to deliver the best technology services to the government and american people. critical parts are providing with that,s that preserve the integrity off our historic fats and incorporating the design features all have been integrated. those of us who work here about work in a historically more than building. the m public works will homicide a place in his. at the history it dates back to 17952 when it was commissions to design is a new this. this federal building is within the center complex. after the earthquake of 18906 devastated many buildings it was transformed offering a promise of a now a fundamental humane city. this was designed by before a began in 1933 and was complete in 1936. the 77 his is unique including the historic oral office of chester. thanks it to the recovery act it's a beacon to achieve a plaque. in other words, this historic building has received a new life and it proudly takes it's police radios with the jackson's r. browning an, an effort to revitalize san francisco market street corridor. this historic renovation goes well beyond the improvement
Dec 8, 2013 4:00am EST
others combined. payment ranges from the lira to the yen. ebay enterprise -- use technology to make payments for the world's biggest brands. all of it adds up to more than $14 billion in revenue for ebay last year. >> for more on the booming business, i am joined by the man who is responsible for turning them into a global e-commerce platform and a leader in global payments. john donahoe is the ceo of ebay. under his leadership, they have grown to over $15 billion today. congratulations on that. this is a big time of year for you. >> we're happy to have you here. happy to host you. >> let's talk about thanksgiving. how did it go for ebay? >> it was a very strong week. it has never been a better time to be a consumer. technology is changing how we are able to shop. it is no longer just about black friday. it is the cyber five. it started on thanksgiving day. people shop on their couch. they start shopping on their smartphone or tablet or laptop. that continues throughout the holiday weekend. for that five day period, we saw at all of our properties -- a 96% increase in mobile commerc
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am EST
is making his statement at the google hq, trying to interact with technology as a key issue. it isrance, he said that a perfect storm. a lot of french people like to go to egypt and tunisia and there are problem issues for the company. he said the french unit will write even by 2015. this is the part of the business which lost 48 million pounds in 2012 and 60 million pounds in 2013. technology is key. it will be interesting to see what he thinks over at google hq. >> thank you very much, talking about the french problem at tui travel. we saw production data out of the french economy this morning. that might be impacted by our next story. cut almost 6000 jobs from its defense and space unit. let's get more details on what happens next from david tweed. he joins us from berlin. the origins of this restructure must lie with the failed merger with bae systems. since then, management looking very carefully at this unit. >> not that long ago, management wanted to see half of the business coming from the airbus civil aircraft business and half of the business coming from defense and sp
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
but a building of great tradition and that's in our city. this whole faith is built on technology and really save in community because community is what yelp is all about. yelps success is living proof that american business doesn't want just service a small community but this whole community. from the beginning this torrid company acknowledged that this can be a good model of bits. and certainly there's no befrt place to test this model but in san francisco. consider where we are today 140 new montgomery street stand for innovation. the first sky skrarpt to be in san francisco. it was then the pacific telephone company. i've been using caving stone as means of communication but that was the innovation of the day. that was here in 1929 that, sir winston churchill made a telephone call for his 21st wedding anniversary he said why say the age of migraines it past it's just the beginning to today, we mark a new beginning it's called the monument for talk it's called yelp. today, we have the opportunity to celebrate the now global company community community community how many communities
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
traditionally do your shopping, which is created to try to show off some of the technology that ebay has in this whole changing retail space where you now can you something like paypal or even just your phone or your tablet. a clothing store. we're going to go into a really in depth look at how ebay transforms its and get ready for the future, basically. >> all right, jon. we'll have much more on ebay's business throughout the day. but first, i want to go through ebay by the numbers and tell you how much the company has grown over the last decade. here's a look. ebay, the global e-commerce and payments company, with more than 31,000 employees in 33 countries round the world. driving three different businesses. there is the online marketplace, where 124 million active users bikers sell or bid on more than 500 million items. in the u.s. alone, a flat screen tv gets sold every six minutes. men's unglasses, a pair every 18 seconds. and globally, every minute, 362 pieces of clothing, shoes or accessories are sold on mobile devices. then, there is paypal. the digital payment where people send or
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
the question. >> it is more about regulatory than the technology. >> that is correct. the technology is here today to fly these -- what we call unmanned platforms -- in a fairly precise way. >> government is about 52% of rockwell collins business. coming up, the fight over frequent flyer miles is next. plus, are you ready? we are going to go to america's quietest town. [whispering] it is really quiet. ? >> in wild card today, aviation nation. there is so much happening in the world of flight. you have new jet makers trying to solve battery problems and other issues with machinery. the faa is weighing whether you can use smartphones during takeoff. we will start with a story that hits closer to home for business travelers, franca, all over the world. it is a case before the supreme court and it is about one man and his miles. >> rabbi binion ginsberg, a lecturer who travelers a lot. he was a member of the northwest airlines frequent flyer program. he had elite status and flew some 75 times a year and northwest kick him out of the program, which it says in its terms it has the discreti
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
that iraq should develop nuclear technology at all. the obama administration had to gauge the diplomatic acrobatics to both acknowledge he runs right to peaceful nuclear energy and not acknowledge it at the same time. we approach these negotiations with a basic understanding. iran like any nation should be able to access peaceful nuclear energy. but because of its record of violating its obligations. iran must accept strict limitations on its nuclear programs that make it impossible to develop a nuclear weapon. the scope and role of iran's enrichment as is set forth in the language within this document says that iran's peaceful nuclear program is subject to a negotiation and to mutual agreement. despite the officials attempts to appease the hawks with punches are flying here looks like we tacitly agreed that they will be enriching for commercial purposes down the road so i think you gonna say on capitol hill again a bipartisan effort to try to make sure that this is not the falling rain. another set of marco rubio call that deal quote a blow to our allies in the region who are
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
lines straight to technology. is important but we need to think more broadly than that. >> i think without a doubt that startups and technology are intimately linked. tech is one of the absolute standardbearers, one of the hot topics in terms of taking the u.k. start up seen fourth. a half a million number is a business every minute. every sector you can think about. .ech is a proven winner that is driving an awful lot of start up activity. >> is a crowding out others? is a danger that we see that and crowd out others? >> everything so great i think technology is so ubiquitous and across the many things, historic sectors like advanced goingcturing have so much on. there's no doubt about it. technology is driving a huge amount of progress right now. jobs in london have come out of the tech sector. 90,000 brilliant firms that are driving it. i think we should be championing the fact that tech is a big heart of the story about why britain is back in business now. they might have an argument with that. >> neil from the outside, what more can we be doing? what more can we be doing to he
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
supply, wastewater, stormwater development -- these are independent technologies. but what came first, most often, was a water supply system. the basic system is essentially the same as we used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the de
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
technology, right, that may have prevented -- actually prevented the crash, can you tell us about that? >> it's called positive train control, it is a very sophisticating technology. it uses computers, and gps satellite sensors on the track. a central control system. could that have helped here? we asked ntsb board member about that. seven. >> which is a technical name for a system that prevents trains from occupying the same set of tracks. it does provide signals for the train to slow. question don't know if that would have made a difference, we will be looking at that. >> now, congress has man tated that positive train control be on the runs by the end of 2015, but a number of rail lines including the one involved in this accident, have said they will not meet that deadline. lisa appreciate it. this afternoon, it happens we will of course bring you live updates. now to asia. where vice president has voiced strong opposition to the new defense zone in the east china sea. >> we are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. when he
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
testified before the house science committee on the agencies will science and technology activities. the committee examine the policy of transparency practices on clean air and water acts and hydraulic fracturing or cracking. we bring you that kerry now. i'm not [inaudible conversations] >> to commit inside space and technology will come to order. welcome, everyone to today's hearing entitled strengthening transparency and accountability within the environmental protection agency. we're going to recognize myself or fitness for a doping statement and then i'll recognize the ranking member for hers. the environmental protection agency like every other governmental institution should answer to the american people. everyone agrees we need to protect the environment, but we should do so in a way that is open and honest. democracy requires transparency and accountability. yet epa's justification for regulation are cloaked in secrecy i asked. it appears the epa been a lot of stretches of science to justify its own object disappeared americans impacted by the agency's regulations have a rig
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:30pm EST
-head combat and cutting edge combat and cutting edge technology that can help to technology that can help to detect a concussion before detect a concussion before it's it's too late. too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. operative. she was packaging that can one she was packaging that can one day replace day replace polysterene. polysterene. rachelle oldmixon specialises in rachelle oldmixon specialises in behaviours. behaviours. i'm i'm phil torres, i study insects phil torres, i study insects in peru. in peru. that's our team. that's our team. let's do some science. let's do some science. ♪ music ] ♪ music ] >> hi, guy, welcome back to >> hi, guy, welcome back to "techknow." "techknow." i'm phil torres, with rochelle, i'm phil torres, with rochelle, kyle and lindsay. kyle and lindsay. kyle, the nfl paid over kyle, the nfl paid over three-quarters of a million to three-quarters of a million to settle a lawsuit. settle a lawsuit. what was it about. what was it about. >> there's a focus on the >> there's a focus on the concussion pr
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
technology is bringing much more rapid change to the system that can't be disruptive. i think embracing these changes will allow a much more efficient utilization of energy resources. the challenge before us is to enable the system to be more efficient through the utilization of technology and foster the development of a diverse set of competitive energy resources while at the same time and sure we have the power and reasonable rates for consumers. as a result of the technology we are experiencing a supply of natural gas and resulting gas prices at the lowest since 2002. this is changing the economics of electric generation resulting the retirement of older and less efficient units and most recently some nuclear plants. the generation being built is primarily combined gas plants, wind and solar generation. this appears likely to continue. driven by a significant degree the economics on low-priced gas and the development of more productive when the turbines and panels. the other drivers are little to no growth, public policie polics the standards, compliance with the rules impl
Dec 2, 2013 8:30am PST
to be like. the education in 20 that 25 is technology. the problem is with technology you have to have customer service so 2025 is learning how to deal with both. the new technology that will be out in that year and using the people skills >> the slain people should be bilingual or trilingual and as the technology changes because the people change. we have to ask ourselves what do we not know. we have to think about and ask older people would should change >> it should be students learning the way you're learning with real, real instruments of the industry that you might be interested in. a smaller community i'd like to see all of our schools have the same access to all technology and taught resources. >> i think the craziest thing is constitutes shouldn't even have to be going to a building wherever they are. >> the institutions at universities they maybe based in one city and the students can learn from all over the world. >> that's it. thank you. thank you to our students and wonderful teacher. >> thank you. any other comments or questions from the board. that's it. you're done
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
and control. command and control is absolutely crucial. and now, we have a new technology. we understand much better how we can interact at a distance. we must, as well, deploy some demand and control elements. and how we can empower, i who say, the strategy corporal in the field, with the new technology. so we have a lot of things. in terms of the country as well. and certainly in the air/land domain, how we work again better together. we improve the efficiency. and the keys are the joint intellnnceg of everything. and afterwards, selective measures, selective effects to reach the best level of efficiency, i would say, on the realm, depending on the effects that we are really expecting from those system, those people, those men and women. >> you just had an industry day. have you been going around the world to try to solicit the best ideas from industry. you just got back from istanbul. what were you looking for, from industry, what do you want to see from industry? >> well, what i would see, that was a clear outcome of istanbul, a nato forum, it is more interaction with us i
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